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Details of extension .dict

2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .dict file?
  • Which program can create the .dict file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .dict format?
  • What can convert .dict files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .dict extension?
.dict
DICT Data File .dict file icon

DICT Data File

DICT file is a DICT Data File. DICT is a dictionary network protocol created by the DICT Development Group. The standard dictd server made by the DICT Development Group uses a special DICT file format. Dictionaries in the standard DICT file format are made up of two files, a .index file and a .dict file (or .dict.dz if compressed).
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Category: Data files
Application: DICT
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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DICT Index File
.dict
Microsoft Virtual PC Dictionary Data .dict file icon

Microsoft Virtual PC Dictionary Data

DICT file is a Microsoft Virtual PC Dictionary Data. Microsoft Virtual PC is a virtualization program for Microsoft Windows.
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Category: Data files
Application: Microsoft Virtual PC
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
Virtual Hard Disk Image
Microsoft Virtual PC 6 VM Data
Microsoft Virtual PC 7 VM Data
Microsoft Virtual PC Backup

Other types of files may also use the .dict file extension. If you have helpful information about .dict extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Adobe Illustrator Dictionary
Microsoft Office Custom Dictionary
Mac OS X Distribution Script
Windows 2000 Active Directory Data Store
AppleScript Dialect Data
OnlyOffice Internal DOCX Document
Cadence ASCII Interconnect Technology File

The .dict filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ict (1), dlct (1), dist (1), dct (1), doct (1), dit (1), dic (1)

Can't open a .dict file?

If you want to open a .dict file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .dict association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.dict

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android